A Better Future (Inclusive Technology):
Her Majesty Queen Maxima UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development
Michael Wiegand Director Financial Services for the Poor, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Jeremy Anderson Chairman, KPMG GFS
Hackcelerator Demo: Financial Inclusion
Hackcelerator Demo: Customer Facing
Hackcelerator Demo: RegTech
Hackcelerator Demo: General
International Showcase: Winners from ADGM Innovation Challenge (2 teams, 5 mins each)
Announcement of Special Prize Winners
Many of FinTech’s products and platforms have salient features that have the potential to benefit underserved individuals and communities. However, rapid adoption of FinTech leads to unsafe and unsound financial system or even create a new form of financial exclusion. The session will seek to identify the most appropriate technologies for emerging market and the risks to be addressed.
Ann Cairns President, International Markets, Mastercard
Justo A. Ortiz Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Union Bank
Juan José Güemes Chairman Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center, IE Business School
Henri Dommel Director of Financial Inclusion Practice Area, UNCDF
Moderator: Akiko Fujita Host, The Rundown, CNBC
Subroto Bagchi Co-founder, Mindtree
How can blockchain technology alleviate some of the pain points in trade finance?
Li Shu-pui Executive Director, HKMA
Bernard Wee Executive Director, MAS
Gianfranco Casati Group Chief Executive, Growth Markets, Accenture
Tan Kah Chye Founder, Tin Hill Capital
Moderator: Finbarr Bermingham Asia Editor, Global Trade Review
Tan Su Shan, Group Head, Consumer Banking and Wealth Management, DBS Bank
How technology has changed the way we manage risk and reinvented the way insurance is sold to consumers.
This session will compare the full spectrum of policy & regulatory approaches to enable FinTech for financial inclusion whilst taking into account risks to consumer protection, financial integrity, and financial stability. It will examine key pros and cons and countries’ readiness to adopt different approaches.
Maha Bahou Executive Manager for Payment Systems & Domestic Banking, Central Bank of Jordan
Korn ChatikavanijChairman, Thai Fintech Association
Vivek Pathak East Asia Pacific Regional Director, IFC
Norbert Mumba Deputy Executive Director, AFI
Moderator: Chuin-Wei Yap WSJ/Dow Jones
The application of technology has enabled rapid growth in capital markets. We trade better, faster, more accurately. Listen to incumbents and new players discuss the opportunities and challenges these developments bring.
Kaidi Ruusalepp Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Funderbeam
Robert Lempka Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Ayondo Group
Muthukrishnan Ramaswami President, SGX
Denes Ban Managing Partner, OurCrowd
Moderator: Sassan Danesh Chief Executive Officer, E-trading software
In a world where risks are fast changing, how do we price risks that are not only new but also evolving daily? (nat. cat., cyber) What are the ex-ante and ex-post considerations that businesses should address?
Al-Noor Ramji Group Chief Digital Officer, Prudential
Julie Batch Chief Customer Officer, IAG
William Fung Co-CEO, AMTD Strategic Capital Group
Moderator: Murray Raisbeck Global Insurtech leader, KPMG
Significant progress has been made on the African continent to re-shape and adapt the financial services industry. Where is Africa heading?
Kudzai Kutukwa Founder and CEO, Mobbisurance
Sean Emery Co-founder and CEO, Rainfin, South Africa
Sameer Hirji Co-founder, Selcom
Viola Llewellyn Co-founder and President, Ovamba
Moderator: Lazaro Campos Co-founder, Fintech Stage
A showcase of how FinTech has been used to escalate Financial Inclusion in the region.
Ken Moore Chief Technology Officer, Executive Vice President and Head, Mastercard Lab
Mark Jamison Senior Vice President, Innovation & Strategic Partnerships VISA
Shuan Ghaidan Global Director, Products, Union Pay
Ron Hose Chief Executive Officer, Coin.ph
Moderator: Rashmi Dalai Managing Editor for APAC, EIU Thought Leadership, The Economist
Is the FinTech light shining brighter in the Nordic region than before? What are the opportunities there?
Aleksi Grym Head of digitalization, Bank of Finland
Iren Tranvag CEO, Nordie Finance Innovation
Thomas Krogh Jensen CEO, Copenhagen FinTech Lab
Lisa Enckell Partner, Approach World
Moderator: Chloe James Group Media Director, RFI
Yuriko Koike Governor of Tokyo (AMTD stage)